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Definition of Xiphosura

Xiphosura
Xiphosura Xiph`o*su"ra, n. pl. See Xiphura.
Xiphosura
Xiphura Xi*phu"ra, n. pl. [NL., from Gr. xi`fos sword + ? tail.] (Zo["o]l.) Same as Limuloidea. Called also Xiphosura. X ray. See under Ray.

Meaning of Xiphosura from wikipedia

- Xiphosura (/zɪfoʊˈsjʊərə/) is an order of arthropods related to arachnids. They are more commonly known as horseshoe crabs (a name applied more specifically...
- identified as the group labelled "Euchelicerata".) A 2019 analysis nests Xiphosura deeply within Arachnida. Discovering relationships within the arachnids...
- arthropods of the family Limulidae and the only living members of the order Xiphosura. Despite their name, they are not true crabs or crustaceans; they are...
- appendages form spinnerets that extrude silk, while those of horseshoe crabs (Xiphosura) form gills. Like all arthropods, chelicerates' bodies and appendages...
- include Limulus cyclops, Xiphosura americana, and Polyphemus occidentalis. It is the tail that earns this order its name Xiphosura, which derives from the...
- Chelicerata Order: Xiphosura Family: Limulidae Genus: Limulus O. F. Müller, 1785 Type species Limulus polyphemus (Linnaeus, 1758) Synonyms Xiphosura...
- Subphylum Chelicerata Pycnogonida – sea spiders †Eurypterida – sea scorpions Xiphosura – horseshoe crabs Arachnida – mites, scorpions, spiders, etc. Clade Mandibulata...
- worms) Sipuncula (peanut worms) Arachnida (spiders, scorpions, and kin) Xiphosura (horseshoe crabs) Pycnogonida (sea spiders) Branchiopoda (fairy shrimp...
- The largest organisms now found on Earth can be determined according to various aspects of an organism's size, such as: m****, volume, area, length, height...
- chelae in most of these groups may not be homologous with those found in Xiphosura. The pedipalps are distinctly raptorial (i.e., modified for seizing prey)...